90 points

Comelli 2009 Eoos Picolit (Colli Orientali del Friuli)

Picolit is a rare and precious dessert wine from northeast Italy that delivers extreme concentration and sweetness thanks to extremely low vineyard yields. This expression shows a deep golden color with apricot, honey, orange zest and fragrant honeysuckle.  — M.L.   Published 12/15/2011
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88 points

Comelli 2008 Soffumbergo Red (Delle Venezie)

A blend of Merlot, Cabernet and Refosco that’s aged in French oak, this opens with bold, black intensity, bearing notes of dark fruit, ripe blackberry and sweet spice. The mouthfeel is chewy and soft, with a touch of pulpy sweetness on the close.  — M.L.   Published 12/31/2012
88 points

Comelli 2007 Sauvignon (Colli Orientali del Friuli)

You have to admire the roundness and supple softness of this Sauvignon. Yes, it has sharply aromatic notes of tomato leaf and exotic fruit, but they are delivered in a delicate and harmonious fashion. The wine is crisp and lean with enough substance to pair with spicy Indian dishes.  — M.L.   Published 8/1/2009
88 points

Comelli 2006 Friulano Tocai Friulano (Colli Orientali del Friuli)

There’s an inviting quality to this wine that begs one sip after the other. It comes down to this Friulano’s smooth and tempered texture, which is round and supple yet imparts intense flavors of mature yellow fruit and apricot. Try it with seared Ahi tuna.  — M.L.   Published 11/15/2008
87 points

Comelli 2010 Brut Chardonnay (Friuli)

This Chardonnay-based sparkler opens with creamy perlage and bright aromas of apricot, honey and yellow rose. The varietal’s natural structure and richness is palpable on the palate.  — M.L.   Published 8/1/2012
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87 points

Comelli 2010 Amplius Pinot Grigio (Colli Orientali del Friuli)

Friuli in northeast Italy has the unique soils and climatic conditions for full bodied and sophisticated white wines. This Pinot Grigio offers the easy, approachable qualities we associate with the grape with that added dimension or creaminess that is so characteristic of the region.  — M.L.   Published 3/1/2012
87 points

Comelli 2010 Friulano (Colli Orientali del Friuli)

One can only hope for Friulano to make more inroads in the USA. Perfectly suited to our cuisine, this northern Italian grape variety offers the texture and intensity to pair with our fusion flavors and wide range of fresh ingredients and seasonal vegetables.  — M.L.   Published 3/1/2012
87 points

Comelli 2010 Sauvignon (Colli Orientali del Friuli)

The wonderful thing about Sauvignon from Friuli (in northeast Italy) is that environmental factors like soil, temperature and geography, give the variety more heft and density than you might find elsewhere. This expression shows the grape’s characteristic aromas with a touch of smooth creaminess on the finish.  — M.L.   Published 3/1/2012